Ways to Experience the Total Solar Eclipse

August 21st 2:47 PM
Solar Eclipse

Ways to Experience the Total Eclipse 

 Saturday August 19th: 10 am & 2 pm: Eclipse Presentations - Dr. Laura Penny, College of Charleston Astronomer; 11 am & 1 pm: Kids Activity - Making Eclipse Viewers; Astronomer on-site with viewing equipment; Eclipse glasses for purchase 

 Monday August 21st: 6 am: Garris Landing gate opens for parking accessibility; Eclipse glasses for purchase
  8 am: Sewee Center opens for parking and facilities; Astronomer on-site with viewing equipment; Kids Activity - Making Eclipse Viewers Eclipse glasses for purchase

Totality at the Sewee Visitor Center is 2m30s 

It's been 99 years since a total solar eclipse crossed the transcontinental United States. It's the first total solar eclipse visible from the southeastern U.S. since the solar eclipse of March 7, 1970. 


Limited parking will be available

Gates will close at the Sewee Visitor Center and Garris Landing when parking areas fill to capacity